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Ten O'Clock News; Rev. Graylan Hagler

12/15/1989

Jan von Mehren reports that Rev. Graylan Hagler of the Church of the United Community has been critical of the Boston Police Department's stop-and-search policy in Roxbury. Hagler has proposed that graduates of the police academy spend 18 months working as coaches and counselors in the community. Interview with Hagler, who says that police officers and the community would benefit from a stronger relationship. He adds that the police must take a more innovative approach to fighting crime in the area. He also says that police officers and young people need to form a partnership. Von Mehren notes that critics do not believe that Hagler's plan is feasible.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Rev. Graylan Hagler

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:03:29

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Law enforcement
African American religious leaders
Urban youth
Police
Hagler, Graylan, 1954-
Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
von Mehren, Jan (Reporter)
Hagler, Graylan, 1954- (Interviewee)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Rev. Graylan Hagler,” 12/15/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61EC56B3FBD54EFC83D5155C6DF4FD16.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Rev. Graylan Hagler.” 12/15/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61EC56B3FBD54EFC83D5155C6DF4FD16>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Rev. Graylan Hagler. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61EC56B3FBD54EFC83D5155C6DF4FD16
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